Champagne Papi and the Trill OG
Global superstar Drake calls Trill Burgers “best” he’s ever had after surprise visit
Houstonians who chose to celebrate Juneteenth with dinner at Trill Burgers got a special surprise when one of the biggest stars in the world dropped by Monday night to show his support for Bun B’s newly opened burger joint.
Hip hop superstar Drake visited Trill Burgers Monday night around 6:30 pm. While the restaurant was busy, per a representative, the other customers gave Drake and Bun a little space so they could catch up privately.
While chowing down on the restaurant’s signature OG Trill Burger and fries, Drake shared a few thoughts about Bun with his 139 million Instagram followers via a video posted to his story.
“I don't like to use the term OG. This is my mentor; one of my mentors. One of my favorite people," he said.
"This is Houston — the home of Southern hospitality," Bun B replies in the clip. "We're just happy to have you in the building."
And, yes, Trill Burgers earned Drake’s endorsement.
"The best burger I've ever had. For real," he says. “My brother, I love you.”
Bun B and his partners, restauranteur Andy Nguyen and publicist Nick Scurfield, opened Trill Burgers to the public on June 7. Described as an extended pop-up, the restaurant expects to be open for at least the next six months at its location in the former James Coney Island at 3607 S Shepherd Dr. Its been greeted with considerable enthusiasm by burger-loving Houstonians and regularly has a a line that runs the length of the building.